Ernest Graves, Sr.

Ernest Graves, Sr.

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ernest Graves (March 27, 1880 - June 9, 1953) was a colonel of the United States Army who was head coach of the Army Black Knights football team in 1906 and 1912. He was born and raised in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Graves attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, graduating in 1905. He served with the 3rd Engineers at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and subsequently served in the Philippines from 1909 to 1910. He later served in Mexico with Gen. John J. Pershing, commanding the engineering company that built roads to allow supplies to be provided to the Army in Mexico. He also served with Pershing in France during World War I. During World War I, he was placed in charge of the Intermediate Section and was responsible for building warehouses used to supply the Army in France. He was retired from the Army in 1921 due to deafness.show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136516551
  • 9786136516554